Amazon Decides To Not Sell Any New Nest Products

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The Nest team stated that it was not related to the quality of the product, especially considering it has mostly rave reviews on Amazon, but a decision that was ultimately handed down by the CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos.

Amazon has also been making moves in the smart home space with its recent purchase of smart doorbell maker Ring, along with other purchases of companies like Cloud cam and Blink that make products to compete with Nest.

According to Business Insider, Nest's employees were informed via a conference call at the end of a year ago that the retail giant would not be listing its newest products - which include a smart doorbell - on its site.

In retaliation, Nest made a decision to pull all of its products from Amazon saying it wanted to sell all of its products together in the same space or none at all.

If you're wondering what Nest has to do with the Amazon vs Google war, it was of course acquired by the latter some time ago. It's unclear whether third-party sellers will continue selling Nest gadgets, but Amazon itself will not.

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As reacting to the news, Nest will no longer vend any of its products on Amazon after current inventory runs out. And since the two giants aren't on good terms lately, it seems that they are "collateral damage" in this endless cycle of push and pull between the two companies.

Nest's view is that they would either like to sell their entire product portfolio, or nothing at all, and hence they won't be restocking products after they're sold out from this point on.

The big G churns out everything from connected cameras to thermostats under the Nest banner.

After multiple failed attempts with smartphones and a chilly reception of its latest Fire tablets, Amazon hopes to revive sales with its AI-powered smart home assistant Alexa. In 2015 it stopped selling the Chromecast and Apple TV because they didn't have support for Amazon's streaming video platform, Prime Video.

As payback, Google blocked YouTube from Amazon's smart-speaker-with-a-screen, the Amazon Echo Show.

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